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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Historical sketch of the Rockbridge artillery, C. S. Army, by a member of the famous battery. (search)
wn; 14th, engaged in battle at Winchester; 15th, moved five miles north of Winchester; 17th, sixteen miles to Martinsburg; on 18th, back ten miles to Bunker's Hill; 19th, to Shepherdstown, nineteen miles; Monday, 22d, crossed, and after marching five miles camped near Sharpsburg; 23d, eighteen miles through Hagerstown, Md., and camped near Pennsylvania line; 24th, fifteen miles and camped near Chambersburg, Pa.; 26th, eleven miles to near Shippensburg; 27th, twenty miles and camped near Carlisle, Pa., where it remained till 28th; 29th, ten miles toward Shippensburg; 30th, nine miles to the Baltimore pike leading to Gettysburg. [At a camp near Blue Run Church, on the 31st August, the sketch of movements is resumed as follows:] July 1st, marched twenty miles to Gettysburg; 2d and 3d, engaged in battle—lost fourteen men wounded and seven horses killed; 4th, fell back three miles with rest of the army; 5th, eight miles to Fairfield; 6th, crossed the mountain and marched twenty miles t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Events leading up to the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
d wagon train. Not being able to learn exactly where the Confederate army was, General Stuart proceeded as far north as Carlisle. It was not until the night of the 1st of July that he was informed that General Lee's army was at Gettysburg, and had eral A. P. Hill's Corps was about four miles east of Chambersburg on the road to Gettysburg. General Ewell was then at Carlisle. On the night of the 28th of June I was directed by General Lee to order General Ewell to move directly upon Harrisburgral Hill, and to order the latter to move eastward on the road through Cashtown and Gettysburg, and Ewell to march from Carlisle, so as to form a junction with Hill either at Cashtown or Gettysburg, as circumstances might direct. He ordered Generalet, by reason of the absence of the cavalry, his own army marching slowly eastward from Chambersburg, and southward from Carlisle, came unexpectedly on the Federal advance on the 1st day of July, a considerable part of the Confederate army having not
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
:30 P. M.) he again writes Ewell: I also directed General Stuart, should the enemy have so far retired from his front as to permit of the departure of a portion of the cavalry, to march with three brigades across the Potomac, and place himself on your right, and in communication with you, &c. I also directed Imboden, if opportunity offered, to cross the Potomac, and perform the same offices on your left. Ewell marched with two divisions down the Cumberland Valley to Chambersburg: thence to Carlisle, where he halted. Early was detached and sent east through the Cashtown pass in the South mountain, to York. What the letters show. These letters of General Lee's show that Stuart could not have been ordered to march on Longstreet's flank, because (1) Ewell was then in Pennsylvania and Longstreet in Virginia, and (2) Longstreet and Hill had received no orders to march. The next day General Lee wrote to Mr. Davis: Reports of movements of the enemy east of the Blue Ridge cause me to b
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
nity of York, some thirty miles east of Gettysburg; the divisions of Generals Edward Johnson and Rodes were at or near Carlisle, about thirty miles directly north of that town, while Heth's and Pender's and the other divisions of the army were in a of communications, but one threatening both Washington and Baltimore, as well. He thereupon sent to General Ewell, at Carlisle, the following order, found on page 943, Part 3, Volume XXVII, of the War Records. headquarters army of Northern Virg* * R. E. Lee, General. I do not think this feature—the first order mentioned in the above for Ewell to retire from Carlisle on Chambersburg—has ever been noticed by historians. General Ewell, having no good reason against it, on receipt of thiwere directed to proceed from Chambersburg to Gettysburg, to which point General Ewell was also instructed to march from Carlisle. * * * Respectfully submitted, R. E. Lee, General. Moving in unison. This formal statement by General Lee